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synonyms for merest

  • minimal
  • least possible
  • littlest
  • slightest
  • smallest
  • tiniest
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antonyms for merest

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  • largest
  • maximum
  • most
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How to use merest in a sentence

The merest acquaintance would have said something more emphatic than "I will, thank you; good-by," to such a request.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The thymus gland attains a considerable development in the embryo and shrinks away to the merest vestige in the adult.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
This realism descends to the merest details, and the poetic quality of the work suffers considerably in many passages.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Ours is such a difficult and extremely delicate task that the merest trifle may make or mar us.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
You see, the guilty men have been glad to hide behind the idea of 'women' which came to their rescue by the merest chance.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
The road had faded to the merest trail, where a few horses had trodden the thin weeds a day or two before.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I am ashamed, but you will compel me to go on to the stage to get the merest necessaries of life.
THE PETTY TROUBLES OF MARRIED LIFE, COMPLETEHONORE DE BALZAC
The merest broken plank or rag of cordage was a treasure in his eyes to be secured at the peril of his life.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
I drew trifling tremendous conclusions from the merest nothings.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
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WORDS RELATED TO MEREST

  • least possible
  • littlest
  • merest
  • minimal
  • slightest
  • smallest
  • tiniest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.